Dentures in Hallam
Benefits of Dentures
Why Choose Narre Warren Dental Care for Dentures?
At Narre Warren Dental Care, we provide high-quality and affordable dental services. Using the latest technology and techniques, you can experience a hassle-free treatment. We create custom-fit dentures based precisely on your preferences and needs. Let our dental team help you to achieve the perfect smile that you’ve always wanted.
We also offer free consultations for you to learn how to achieve your desired smile. At Narre Warren Dental Care, our priority is your oral health. Call us now for more information on how we can help you maintain your dental health.
Frequently asked questions
Do you have any inquiries regarding our dental services? We’re here to assist you!
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Denture relining is a method that your dentist may use to give your existing dentures a new, more comfortable fit without replacing them. If you’ve been seeing changes in your dental tissue, bone, and mouth over time, it may be a good time to make an appointment with your dentist.
The dentist will clean your dentures and file a small amount of material on the plate while performing a denture reline. After removing what’s causing uncomfortable contact in your mouth, they’ll apply resin to your denture. You need to bite down gently on it to make an impression on your dentures.
Dentures have alternatives that include dental implants, overdentures, and tooth-supported fixed bridges.
Dental implants can provide a more natural-looking smile. However, it is not an option for everyone as it requires strong and healthy gums or jawbones. Overdentures are another alternative to dentures that preserve some of your natural teeth to support the jawbone. This approach is ineffective for individuals with inactive periodontal disease (gum disease).
When you come to Narre Warren Dental Care, our dentist will assess the condition of your teeth and recommend the best treatment that will work best for you.
A comprehensive examination will be the first step in getting dentures. The dentist who is going to do your procedure will assess your teeth and check for any oral health issues that might come up during the process.
Different treatments exist for different people, depending on their individual needs. There are patients who require additional dental treatments prior to receiving dentures. Some people need radiation therapy to make their gums ready for post-denture prosthetics like crowns or bridges.
You may need dentures if you have left your oral problems untreated for a long time. You are a good candidate for dentures if you have missing teeth, severe tooth decay, dental injuries, or trauma.
You should visit the dentist at least once every six months. In this way, dentists can monitor the health of your teeth and gums and address problems before major oral problems like cavities, tooth decay, gum disease, and periodontal disease develop.
Different types of dentures are available based on your needs and preferences. Here are some examples of types of dentures:
- Complete dentures
- Partial dentures (Lower and upper dentures)
- Retained Dentures
- Night Guards
Our dental team will assess the condition of your oral health to determine what type of denture will work best for you.
The estimated time for getting dentures is between six weeks to three months. It’s important to know that the time it takes for your new dentures to arrive will vary depending on several factors. For example, if a tooth extraction is required, this can slow down your process and usually requires about three months.
If you don’t need any additional dental treatments, it may only take 4 weeks to get your new set of dentures.
Once the denture is in place, your gums and bite may take some time to adjust. You may have soreness and pain, so give yourself some time to adjust and try to consume soft foods like the following:
- Ice cream
- Broth or soup
- Mashed potatoes
- Soft bread
- Cooked rice
- Soft, skin-free fish
- Soup with soft noodles
The dentures will gradually adjust to your mouth after a few days. You won’t have any problems eating solid foods again once you’re used to them.
With softer gum options available on the market, gum producers are responding to a growing demand for soft chewing gum. It is important that you chew your gum evenly and slowly if you wear dentures.
In many cases, dentures are held in place by tight clips called attachments or by implants. If your denture is made with this type of fitting, you may not have any trouble chewing gum at all.
If you wear dentures, it’s critical to keep them clean by taking them out when you sleep. It is not recommended to sleep with dentures at night because your gums need a break after wearing dentures.
Wearing dentures while you sleep could be harmful to your health. Studies have shown that people who wear dentures 24/7 may develop more dental problems.